9 Time-Saving Two-Ingredient Recipes from Breakfast to Dessert

On a hot summer day the last thing we want to do is spend time in the kitchen. Luckily, there is a whole world of two-ingredient recipes--from breakfast to dessert--that will keep you from slaving away in the heat. Breakfast Banana Muffins Banana, cake mix and about 15 minutes in the oven = grab and go muffins! Banana Pancakes Banana, eggs and hold the gluten = a healthy, Read more ...

5 Unexpected Uses for a Food Processor

Food processors make our lives in the kitchen easier by chopping, mincing, dicing and shredding foods in a fraction of the time it would take to do so by hand. But did you know that this wonder gadget can do even more than save our hands and knives the trouble of cutting? Try these five unexpected uses for your food processor to save time, money and to impress your friends with your savvy Read more ...

6 Recipes to Try with Almond Milk

These days many of us are reducing or eliminating dairy from our diet. A great substitute is almond milk as it can be used as a base for smoothies or with cereal. But that's just the start. You can easily add almond milk to your favorite recipes since it's nutrient rich, high in protein and low in calories. Mac and Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli - This one pot meal (because we hate doing dishes) Read more ...

HOLIDAY COCKTAILS: How to Make Simple Syrup

by Gidget + LaRue The holiday season has arrived in force and that means two things dear to our hearts—entertaining and giving.  Luckily we know how to make one easy concoction to help you with both. Simple syrup is an essential addition to your home bar and the best way to add the pure sweetness of sugar to any cocktail recipe. Have you ever tried to add a spoonful of sugar or drizzle honey Read more ...

June is National Candy Month

For those times when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth—and your candy jar is empty—here are some DIY recipes for whipping yourself up a sugary treat.  Rock Candy: All you need for this candy experiment is sugar, water, and a good dose of patience. This recipe from the Exploratorium takes about 7 days, but kids will get to watch giant sugar crystals form and it tastes pretty good, too! Peanut Read more ...